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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is curbing the federal government’s role in a civil asset forfeiture program involving local and state law enforcement agencies. Holder says federal agencies will...
On Monday, we told you about SpaceX’s failed attempted to recover and reuse Falcon 9, the 14-story rocket that launches supply capsules into space. This was the rocket that helped deliver the company’s fifth resupply mission to the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioIVETTE FELICIANO: More than a decade after Belgium became the second country in the world to legalize euthanasia, it once again made headlines in early 2014 when it became the first country to lift any age...
The International Criminal Court opened a preliminary examination on Friday into possible war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories, the first step that could potentially lead to charges against officials in either the Israeli or...
Short grasses and plants growing near the Arctic Circle absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. As they die, the carbon-rich plant matter is pushed into the soil, where it freezes. In warmer conditions, the plant matter would be broken down...
The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced a possible deal with Penn State on Friday which would restore 112 football team wins that were erased from the history books in 2013 after the Jerry Sandusky child molestation uproar. If...